Kandhamal, : The Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Police Crime Branch on Saturday seized a leopard skin in the Daringbadi locality of Kandhamal district and arrested one person in this connection.
The identity of the accused is yet to be known.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of STF and the forest officials conducted a raid at a specific location and seized the leopard skin with the arrest of the accused wildlife poacher.
The officials have also recovered other incriminating materials from the possession of the accused. The accused has been handed over to Daringbadi forest officials for legal action.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.